Deposition of Chief Cook

Title

Deposition of Chief Cook

Description

The Virginia Board decided that because members of the Pamunkey Indian tribe had never been allowed to vote, they were not considered citizens of the United States and thus could not be subject to the draft.

Source

King William County Chancery Court Case: Holmes and Cook v. Draft Board, located in RG 3, Virginia, Governor (1938-1942: Price), Executive Papers, 1938-1942, Acc. 23344c, State Government Records Collection, Library of Virginia. 12-1078-007.

Date

25 August 1917

Format

Mimeographed sheet

Files

Citizenship_Cook deposition 12_1078_007.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Deposition of Chief Cook,” Library of Virginia, accessed June 27, 2017, http://lva.omeka.net/items/show/12.